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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427

    Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Zina on 03-23-15
    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 12-15-99
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 518 ratings

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Thirst

    • 2600 Miles to Home
    • By: Heather Anderson
    • Narrated by: Heather Costa
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking. In her new memoir, Heather shares her distinct message of courage - her willingness to turn away from the predictability of a more traditional life in an effort to seek out what most fulfills her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was nearly impossible to put down.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-02-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Curse of Oak Island

    • The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
    • By: Randall Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214

    The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating, entertaining, and informative.

    • By tjcrewsbooks on 03-24-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters - human, animal, and natural - that have shaped an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Wise and Thought Provoking

    • By findley on 05-04-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Salt Path

    • A Memoir
    • By: Raynor Winn
    • Narrated by: Anne Reid
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The true story of a couple who lost everything and embarked on a transformative journey walking the South West Coast Path in England....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiration

    • By Cassie on 06-13-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A House in the Sky

    • A Memoir
    • By: Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lindhout
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,435
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298

    In August 2008, Amanda Lindhout traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia - "the most dangerous place on Earth." On her fourth day in the country, she and her photojournalist companion were abducted....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Put down, cry, pick up, sigh...

    • By Patricia on 10-08-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Pirate Hunters

    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,242

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times best seller Shadow Divers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Gold

    • By Mel on 06-24-15
    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 06-16-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Natural Born Heroes

    • How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
    • By: Christopher McDougall
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,695

    After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A solid follow-up

    • By tony liebetrau on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Lost City of Z

    • A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,056
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,332

    The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Worthy Read for Armchair Explorers

    • By Jennifer on 03-01-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Eiger Dreams

    • Ventures Among Men and Mountains
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    This is a stirring, vivid book about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Krakauer fan

    • By Justin J DeMutiis on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Last Englishman

    • Book 1
    • By: Keith Foskett
    • Narrated by: Adam Stubbs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    The Last Englishman is an extraordinary travel memoir by an experienced long-distance hiker. If you believe there’s more to life than work, yearn for new horizons and challenges, and believe in overcoming adversity, then you’ll love Keith Foskett’s tale of exploration....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book of my library

    • By John E. Wright Jr. on 03-31-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Surgeon's Mate

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,254
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 970
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 959

    Jack Aubrey, Post Captain in the British Royal Navy, is suffused with happiness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Dan Wynkoop on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Dear Bob and Sue

    • By: Matt Smith, Karen Smith
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    Dear Bob and Sue is the story of our (Matt and Karen Smith's) journey to all 59 US National Parks. We wrote the book as a series of emails to our friends....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dear Matt and Karen, just stop

    • By Di B on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The New York Times: Footsteps

    • From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
    • By: New York Times
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Based on the popular New York Times travel column, Footsteps is an anthology of literary pilgrimages, exploring the geographic muses behind some of history's greatest writers....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Arctic Dreams

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    This best-selling, groundbreaking exploration of the Far North is a classic of natural history, anthropology, and travel writing....

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Sailing Alone Around the World

    • By: Joshua Slocum
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367

    Challenged by an expert who said it couldn’t be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Anniebligh on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Made in America

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 862
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 863

    In Made in America, Bryson de-mythologizes his native land....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bryson Not Reading Makes For a Rare Fail

    • By John on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Tip of the Iceberg

    • My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Mark Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    From the acclaimed, best-selling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu, a fascinating and funny journey into Alaska, America's last frontier, retracing the historic 1899 Harriman Expedition....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very engaging

    • By rachel cartwright on 05-30-18
    • My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Mark Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Into Africa

    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,157

    "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Gene on 04-01-04
    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-03
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Shanghai Free Taxi

    • Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China
    • By: Frank Langfitt
    • Narrated by: Frank Langfitt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In this adventurous, original book, NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt describes how he created a free taxi service - offering rides in exchange for illuminating conversation - to go beyond the headlines and get to know a wide range of colorful, compelling characters....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too political

    • By Anonymous User on 06-26-19

    Regular price: $29.65

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